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PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCE CAREERS, 3RD EDITION familiarizes students in Allied Health programs with essential math processes using real-life examples and straightforward instruction. Using a word problem format, this text starts with simple examples and progresses to complex paradigms to ensure students are engaged throughout each chapter. In addition to basic applications with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, problems involving medications, intravenous solutions, and other emulsions information are also featured on common graphs, charts, and gauges. Thoroughly updated and expanded, Practical Problems In Mathematics For Health Science Careers, 3rd Edition provides a strong foundation in the essential math processes used in all areas of health care.
Louise Simmers received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Maryland and a Master of Education degree from Kent State University. She has worked as a public health, medical-surgical, and coronary care nurse, and as an instructor of Practical Nursing, Diversified Health Occupations, and Anatomy and Physiology. Louise has received the Vocational Educator of the Year award and the Diversified Health Occupations Instructor of the Year Award for the state of Ohio. Karen Simmers-Nartker graduated from Kent State University, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has been employed as a telemetry step-down, medical intensive care, surgical intensive care, and neurological intensive care nurse. She is currently employed as a shift coordinator in an open-heart intensive care unit. She has obtained certification from the Emergency Nurses Association for the Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and from the American Heart Association for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Sharon Simmers-Kobelak graduated from Miami University, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She is currently employed in the educational publishing industry as a Career Account Manager. In this position, she assists instructors at private career schools to find appropriate materials for classroom instruction. Sharon also provides inservice training for instructors on how to utilize the instructor and student resources in the most productive manner.
Table of Contents
|Addition of Whole Numbers||p. 2|
|Subtraction of Whole Numbers||p. 8|
|Multiplication of Whole Numbers||p. 14|
|Division of Whole Numbers||p. 20|
|Combined Operations with Whole Numbers||p. 26|
|Addition of Common Fractions||p. 36|
|Subtraction of Common Fractions||p. 45|
|Multiplication of Common Fractions||p. 52|
|Division of Common Fractions||p. 59|
|Combined Operations with Common Fractions||p. 65|
|Addition of Decimal Fractions||p. 74|
|Subtraction of Decimal Fractions||p. 81|
|Multiplication of Decimal Fractions||p. 86|
|Division of Decimal Fractions||p. 92|
|Decimal and Common Fraction Equivalents||p. 98|
|Combined Operations with Decimal Fractions||p. 105|
|Percent, Interest, and Averages|
|Percent and Percentage||p. 114|
|Interest and Discounts||p. 127|
|Averages and Estimates||p. 136|
|Ratio and Proportion|
|Metric and Other Measurements|
|Linear Measurement||p. 162|
|Mass or Weight Measurement||p. 170|
|Volume or Liquid Measurement||p. 179|
|Celsius and Fahrenheit||p. 187|
|Roman Numerals||p. 191|
|Apothecaries' System||p. 195|
|Rulers or Tape Measures||p. 204|
|Sphygmomanometer Gauges||p. 219|
|Microhematocrit Centrifuge||p. 241|
|Graphs and Charts|
|Temperature, Pulse, and Respiration (TPR) Graphics||p. 246|
|Intake and Output Charts||p. 255|
|Height/Weight Measurement Graphs||p. 267|
|Accounting and Business|
|Numerical Filing||p. 280|
|Appointment Schedules||p. 286|
|Calculating Cash Transactions||p. 296|
|Maintaining Accounts||p. 306|
|Checks, Deposit Slips, and Receipts||p. 317|
|Paycheck Calculation||p. 334|
|Math for Medications|
|Calculating Oral Dosage||p. 346|
|Calculating Parenteral Dosage||p. 358|
|Calculating Dosage by Weight||p. 369|
|Calculating Pediatric Dosage||p. 380|
|Calculating Intravenous Flow Rates||p. 395|
|Preparing and Diluting Solutions||p. 409|
|Introduction to Health Science Careers|
|Careers in Health Care||p. 420|
|Common Medical Abbreviations||p. 436|
|Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems||p. 464|
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